Facing a Food Crisis in Burkina Faso

Having something to eat is a gift from God, especially in communities where food production meets only basic needs. When climate hazards happen, solidarity is the only thing that keeps the people of Burkina Faso hoping for better things.

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Called to Compassion Australia

What motivates David Harrison to get out of bed every morning? Could it be that, every day, an estimated 24,000 kids lose their lives due to extreme poverty-related issues?

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Take a Stand

I suspect a lot of people are glad this decade is over, and that’s understandable. The global economy is a wreck. There’s a global food crisis devastating the developing world. Loved ones have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jobs have been lost. […]

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Beating the Global Food Crisis in El Salvador

On October 1, the Chamber of Agricultural and Agro-industrial Affairs in El Salvador published in a local newspaper that about 8 million quintals (1 quintal = 220 pounds) of maize were lost during the harvesting season last August. Prices in general […]

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Attacking the Global Food Crisis in Guatemala

Tall green mountains, healthy crops, rain right after noonday, wholesome soils. This used to be what people pictured when they thought of Guatemala. But not anymore. The food crisis in Guatemala has become so severe that the president has declared a […]

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H is for Hunger

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You Give Them Something to Eat

It seems we, as humans, are always passing the buck, or bucking the responsibility. Jesus replied, “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” “We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they […]

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Finding Local Solutions to Weather the Ongoing Global Food Crisis

The entire world is going through a severe economic crisis, and these difficult conditions have also produced a food crisis in many countries around the globe. México’s economy is not in good shape, and although México has not had a major food shortage; […]

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The Key to Solving the Global Food Crisis

I heard the other day what many would call “good news.” According to the Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke, the recession is over. Only the thing is, the “good-ness” of this news is relative … it’s only true for those of us living […]

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